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Will Veterans Lose if Mitt Romney Wins?

  VCS Executive Director quoted extensively _____________________________________ What would a Mitt Romney Administration really mean for America’s veterans? On Tuesday, Romney named former President George H.W. Bush and former Sen. Bob Dole as honorary co-chairmen of his Veterans and Military Families for … Continue reading

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Apr 6, VCS Weekly Update: VCS Supports ‘Truth Commission’ as Part of Ending Torture Era

Dear VCS Supporters: We have great news! Veterans for Common Sense plans to present our new web site to you later this month. We are also growing – VCS now has offices in both Washington, DC, and Austin, Texas. In … Continue reading

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Mar 6, VCS Web Site Update: Please Pardon Our Dust !

Our web site is currently under construction. We continue posting news articles.  However, we temporarily suspended our daily e-mail news and our weekly newsletters.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  We are currently in the process of switching over to a new and improved website.  … Continue reading

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Dec 16 Weekly Update: Vice President Cheney Admits Authorizing Torture, VCS Works to Restore Our Civil Liberties

December 16, 2008 –  Spread the Word: Close Guantanamo Bay, End Torture, and End Domestic Spying This week’s update contains three important items. First, our VCS membership keeps growing. Second, we want you to let President-Elect Barack Obama know we … Continue reading

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Oct 6 Weekly Update: Reminder to Register to Vote

VCS Speaks at Sarasota and San Francisco Events, and VCS Reminds Everyone to Register and Vote October 6, 2008 – First, some great news from our recent VCS road trips. On Saturday, October 4, more than 150 people turned out … Continue reading

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Sep 30, VCS Weekly Update: VCS Research Using FOIA Prompts Congressional Investigation

VCS Research Using FOIA Finds Enormous Discrepancies in Claims for Iraq and Afghanistan War Vetrans Dear VCS Members: This week’s update covers three important topics: problems with VA disability claims among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, a disturbing cluster of … Continue reading

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Sep 22, Weekly Update: VCS Hits the Road to Share VCS Values

September 22, 2008 -VCS takes our message on national security, civil liberties, and veterans on the road. September, October, and November are important months for making change in America, and we are traveling around to country to make your voice … Continue reading

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Sep 3, VCS Weekly Update: VA Lawsuit Featured on Cover of The Nation Magazine

VCS Lawsuit Featured on Cover of The Nation Magazine; VCS Sets Goal to Raise $20,000 by December 31, 2008 Your VCS weekly update this week focuses on the surging unmet needs of our veterans. The surge in Iraq caused a … Continue reading

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June 17, VCS Weekly Update: Bush Administration Overruled by Supreme Court Again – Three Strikes, You’re Out

June 16, 2008 – This week’s update contains important news about a new Supreme Court ruling, about a special VCS report, and about our landmark lawsuit against VA. First, VCS applauds our Supreme Court for restoring Habeas Corpus last week. On … Continue reading

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May 12 VCS Weekly Update: Iraq and Afghanistan Wars By The Numbers

Shh . . . ! (Headline Now Appearing in Newspapers.) (VCS has the numbers the government doesn’t want you to see, the statistics the press frequently neglects to report . . .) VCS spent the past two years sending Freedom of Information … Continue reading

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